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Fashion, Textiles and Costume

Fashion, Textiles and Costume

student in PC studio

Adobe Illustrator for Textile Design

Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm, three weeks

Indicative maximum class size: 10

Adobe Illustrator is a vector drawing program. It’s used by designers to create illustrations, motifs, patterns, cartoons, diagrams and logos which can be scaled to any size without the loss of quality.

On this course you’ll learn the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator and the essential software skills which enable textile designers to create original vector motifs.

StartEndCourse Fee 
10/02/201824/02/2018£395.00[Read More]
student working in the CAD suite

CAD for Fashion Design

Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, five weeks

Indicative maximum class size: 10

This course is ideal for fashion designers who are competent computer users but who’ve had little opportunity to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator in a fashion context.

StartEndCourse Fee 
07/10/201704/11/2017£630.00[Read More]
examples of work from summer 2016

CAD for Textile Design (Summer School)

Monday to Friday 10 am – 4 pm, one week

Indicative maximum class size: 10

On this practical course you’ll learn how to experiment with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create mood-boards, portfolio layouts and innovative textile designs that demonstrate your creativity and technical skills.

StartEndCourse Fee 
24/07/201728/07/2017£500.00[Read More]
e-textiles circuit

Designing with E-textiles (Summer School)

Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

Indicative maximum class size: 16

This course will introduce you to the emerging phenomenon of smart e-textiles.

It’s for people from a range of design backgrounds who want to create products that bring together electronics and textiles into a new and exciting forum.

StartEndCourse Fee 
17/07/201721/07/2017£375.00[Read More]
Work by Ella Nesbitt, BA (Hons) Fashion Knitwear and Knitted Textiles

Fashion Knitwear Summer School

Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, three weeks

Indicative maximum class size: 10

This practical course combines the two interconnected disciplines of fashion and textiles through the medium of knitted fabric design.

It's aimed at anyone interested in knitting and making up a complete garment. You'll experience industry-level resources, explore design processes, extend your portfolio and create some amazing new work.

And all this takes place in the centre of Nottingham, a city made famous for its textile and fashion heritage.

"It has always been my dream to study fashion knitwear at NTU, and the course has been perfect." (IW, Switzerland, Summer)

StartEndCourse Fee 
10/07/201728/07/2017£1650.00[Read More]
Natural dye scarf by Vanessa Greger

Natural Dye Summer School

Monday to Friday 10 am -  4 pm, one week

Maximum class size: 6

Natural dye workshops are few and far between, and most deal primarily with the dyeing of wool yarns. This course challenges this tradition by incorporating the dyeing of yarns with fabric design and product development.

Due to the technical nature of dyeing and the space available in our textile dye workshop this course is limited to six places.

StartEndCourse Fee 
14/08/201718/08/2017£695.00[Read More]
students measuring patterns on a long table

Pattern Drafting for Beginners

Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, five weeks

Indicative maximum class size: 10

On this practical course you will be introduced to the skill of creating your own blocks and dress pattern from scratch - and see it realised in a finished garment.

StartEndCourse Fee 
07/10/201704/11/2017£595.00[Read More]
27/01/201824/02/2018£595.00[Read More]
Students working in the fashion studios

Pattern Drafting for Beginners (Summer School)

Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

Indicative maximum class size: 12

On this practical course you will be introduced to the skill of creating your own blocks and dress pattern from scratch - and see it realised in a finished garment.

StartEndCourse Fee 
31/07/201704/08/2017£595.00[Read More]
Tutu by Liz Hodgson

Tutu Making for Costume

Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, five weeks

Indicative maximum class size: 6

This is an exciting course designed for anyone who has an interest in theatre costume or ballet. It'll teach you how to make a professional tutu base and bodice for classical ballet dancers or ballet students. With a limit of six people you will have the one-to-one attention you need to ensure you leave with the skills to continue making tutus at home or work.

Check out the photos on Flickr from our previous courses.

StartEndCourse Fee 
07/10/201704/11/2017£695.00[Read More]
Tutu Making

Tutu Making for Costume (Summer School)

Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

Indicative maximum class size: 6

This is an exciting course designed for anyone who has an interest in theatre costume or ballet. It will teach you how to make a professional tutu base and bodice for classical ballet dancers or ballet students. With a limit of six people you will have the one-to-one attention you need to ensure you leave with the skills to continue making tutus at home or work.

Check out the photos on Flickr from our previous courses.


StartEndCourse Fee 
24/07/201728/07/2017£675.00[Read More]
31/07/201704/08/2017£675.00[Read More]
07/08/201711/08/2017£675.00[Read More]